Informations and Services for guest scientists at GSI/FAIR

Welcome Office

A point of contact with information for scientific guests at the GSI campus is the Welcome Office (

Registering there before arrival at GSI helps preparing a number of issues in advance, and to reduce the time spent on formalities when entering the campus. This includes among others:

  • Invitations for visa
  • Entry permission to GSI/FAIR
  • Insurances

Further requirements will be forwarded to the respective department on the campus during the registration process.

Lodging at GSI/FAIR

Find here information about the various possibilities to get accommodation at GSI/FAIR or nearby.

Guest Office: Lodging facilities of GSI

Information on hotels and flats

How to reach GSI/FAIR

To find detailed descriptions how to reach GSI/FAIR by car, plane or train, please click here: How to get to GSI/FAIR.

Brochure for guest scientists

A brochure with much more detailed information for GSI/FAIR's guest scientists is available at the departments' secretaries and at the guest-office.

PhD students

The PhD-Student-Wiki offers information for PhD students at GSI/FAIR.